This study of economics and concrete realities expressed through Latin American liberation theology has confirmed my belief in and intrigue with the inseparability of economic analysis and a theology of liberation... The power of Latin American liberation theology lies partially in its ability to wholeheartedly address the socioeconomic realities of the everyday lives of the people who populate Latin America. – Abstract Topic: Liberation theology
What does it mean to transport the methodology and insights of feminist liberation theology into another venue? Specifically, can my faith community, Metropolitan Community Church, benefit from a theology of liberation constructed using feminist liberation theology as a model? I believe the answer is an unqualified “YES!” I came to the Episcopal Divinity School to study theology from within my own context and praxis of Metropolitan Community Church; and I hoped to begin to construct a... Topic: Metropolitan Community Church--Liberation theology.
Considers the history of the immigration problem in the USA. Immigration John F. Kennedy initially proposed an overhaul of American immigration policy that later was to become the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, sponsored by Kennedy's brother Senator Edward Kennedy. It dramatically shifted the source of immigration from Northern and Western European countries towards immigration from Latin America and Asia, and shifted the emphasis of selection of immigrants towards facilitating family... Topics: immigration, catholic, vatican, liberation theology
An unedited recording of the CTS Adult Forum class, 11/7/2010, in which a robust discussion took place about various theological understandings who Jesus is - existentialist, from liberation theology, and from a feminist perspective. Topics: theology, Jesus, existentialism, liberation theology
The Politics of Religion in Revolutionary Nicaragua By MICHAEL DODSON ABSTRACT: The Popular Insurrection in Nicaragua is examined against the backdrop of the grass-roots mobilization and protest that built up between 1968 and 1978. Particular attention is given to the linkages between grass-roots religious change and political mobilization. It is argued that the democratization of religious experience in the decade following the 1968 meeting of the Conference of Latin American Bishops in... Topics: Nicaraguan Revolution, Liberation Theology, Nicaragua